Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Drew Springer
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 8/24/2019

Number of Bills: 46

HB 2 Author: Burrows
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees.

HB 3 Author: Huberty | Bernal | Zerwas | King, Ken | Allen
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/12/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to public school finance and public education; creating a criminal offense; authorizing the imposition of a fee.

HB 9 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Murphy | González, Mary | Meyer | Walle
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the contributions to and benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 13 Author: Phelan | Larson | Longoria | Guerra | Zerwas
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/16/2019 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to flood planning, mitigation, and infrastructure projects; making an appropriation.

HB 16 Author: Leach | Bonnen, Greg | Klick | Oliverson | Morrison
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of the rights of a living unborn child after an abortion; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 20 Author: Capriglione | Zerwas | Longoria | Howard | Bonnen, Greg
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Beckley | Bell, Cecil | Buckley | et al.
Last Action: 04/25/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain constitutional transfers of money to the economic stabilization fund, the Texas legacy fund, and the state highway fund and to the management and investment of the economic stabilization fund, the Texas legacy fund, and the Texas legacy distribution fund.

HB 121 Author: Swanson | Hunter | Pacheco | Oliverson | Raymond
Coauthor: Biedermann | Bonnen, Greg | Cain | Capriglione | Flynn | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of trespass by certain persons carrying handguns.

HB 281 Author: Middleton | Phelan | Metcalf | Longoria | Burrows
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Bonnen, Greg | Burns | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities.

HB 302 Author: Paul | Nevárez | Burns | King, Phil | Guillen
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/16/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the carrying, storage, or possession of a firearm or firearm ammunition by certain persons on certain residential or commercial property.

HB 685 Author: Clardy | White | Ashby | Lambert
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Cyrier | Darby | Fierro | Harris | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to immunity from liability of a court clerk and county for the disclosure or release of certain court documents and information contained in the court documents.

HB 686 Author: Clardy | White | Ashby | Lambert
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Cyrier | Darby | Harris | Israel | et al.
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to making permanent the former temporary increases in records archive fees and records management and preservation fees charged by district and county clerks.

HB 793 Author: King, Phil | Goldman | Davis, Sarah | Parker | Oliverson
Coauthor: Buckley | Harless | Harris | Hefner | Leman | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain government contracts with companies that boycott Israel.

HB 803 Author: Patterson | Canales | Thierry | Toth | Krause
Coauthor: Buckley | Burns | Button | Cain | Capriglione | et al.
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to financial reporting requirements of a toll project entity.

HB 948 Author: Metcalf
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Bonnen, Greg | Hefner | King, Phil | Landgraf | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the period for which certain land owned by a religious organization for the purpose of expanding a place of religious worship or constructing a new place of religious worship may be exempted from ad valorem taxation.

HB 991 Author: Burns | Phelan | Burrows
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

HB 1035 Author: Zedler | Flynn
Coauthor: Biedermann | Bonnen, Greg | Burns | Cain | Clardy | et al.
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to protecting freedom of conscience from government discrimination.

HB 1214 Author: Cyrier | Zerwas | Price | Turner, Chris | Rose
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the allocation to and use by the Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas Historical Commission of certain proceeds from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods.

HB 1325 Author: King, Tracy O. | Larson | Gutierrez | Rodriguez | Burrows
Coauthor: Dominguez | Fierro | Guillen | Herrero | Lambert | et al.
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the production and regulation of hemp; requiring occupational licenses; authorizing fees; creating criminal offenses; providing civil and administrative penalties.

HB 1446 Author: Kuempel | Ashby | Bell, Keith | King, Phil | Price
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Buckley | Clardy | Cyrier | Darby | et al.
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to use of an electric cooperative's easements or property for broadband service.

HB 1483 Author: Frank | Goldman | Deshotel | Miller | Rose
Coauthor: Springer
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/27/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for assisting certain recipients of public benefits to gain permanent self-sufficiency.

HB 1500 Author: Cain | King, Phil | Flynn | Parker | Miller
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting abortions after detection of an unborn child's heartbeat and to requirements for performing or inducing an abortion; authorizing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1631 Author: Stickland | Collier | Burrows | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.

HB 1654 Author: Goldman | Krause | Kuempel
Coauthor: Hefner | Raney | Springer | Tinderholt
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of certain employment benefits and policies.

HB 2100 Author: Cain | Oliverson | Goldman | Phelan | Wilson
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 04/30/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the protection of expressive activities at public institutions of higher education.

HB 2109 Author: Flynn | Miller
Coauthor: Bonnen, Greg | Dean | Hefner | Landgraf | Paddie | et al.
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the right of recusal from the performance of certain marriage ceremonies.

HB 2154 Author: Landgraf | Craddick | Nevárez | Paddie | King, Tracy O.
Coauthor: Burrows | Canales | Cyrier | Darby | Geren | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2019 H Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to a commission to study the needs of areas of the state significantly affected by oil and gas production.

HB 2231 Author: Oliverson | Sheffield | Hunter | Guerra
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bonnen, Greg | Cyrier | Davis, Sarah | Dean | et al.
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the practices and operation of pharmacy benefit managers; providing administrative penalties.

HB 2271 Author: Lang | Hefner | White
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Bonnen, Greg | Dean | Landgraf | Oliverson | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the authority of the attorney general to advertise Choose Life account grants.

HB 2434 Author: Schaefer | Swanson | Oliverson
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Bohac | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; creating an administrative penalty, a civil remedy, and a criminal offense.

HB 2754 Author: White | Thompson, Senfronia | Toth | Krause | Coleman
Coauthor: Allen | Bucy | Cain | Collier | Israel | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2019 H Motion fails
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only.

HB 2826 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Leach | Goldman | Gervin-Hawkins | Longoria
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to procurement of a contingent fee contract for legal services by certain governmental entities.

HB 2827 Author: King, Phil
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Bonnen, Greg | Dean | Hefner | Landgraf | et al.
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to discrimination by a state agency against an applicant for or holder of an occupational license.

HB 2967 Author: Oliverson | Martinez Fischer | Lucio III | Bonnen, Greg | Zerwas
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibited balance billing and an independent dispute resolution program for out-of-network coverage under certain managed care plans; authorizing a fee.

HB 3061 Author: Allison | Stucky | Huberty | Clardy | Hunter
Coauthor: Capriglione | Davis, Sarah | Harris | Parker | Raney | et al.
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an interim study regarding the method by which certain trial and appellate judges are selected.

HB 3106 Author: Goldman | Krause | Tinderholt | Howard | Neave
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Biedermann | Bohac | Dean | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a requirement that law enforcement agencies enter into a certain database information related to investigations of sexual assault or other sex offenses.

HB 3172 Author: Krause | Sanford | Phelan | Oliverson
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Returned to committee: May 9 2019 7:33PM
Caption: Relating to the protection of membership in and support to religious organizations.

HB 3342 Author: Sheffield | Zerwas | Oliverson | Raymond | Guillen
Coauthor: Calanni | Kuempel | Lambert | Miller | Springer | et al.
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of a health care quality provider participation program; authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 3439 Author: Patterson | Parker | Shaheen | Geren | Phelan
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to require a labor peace agreement as a condition of engaging in a commercial transaction with the municipality or county.

HB 3703 Author: Klick | Zerwas | Oliverson | Sheffield | Coleman
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Beckley | Blanco | Bucy | et al.
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the prescription of low-THC cannabis for medical use by certain qualified physicians to patients with certain medical conditions.

HCR 126 Author: Swanson | Oliverson | Thierry | Frank | Farrar
Coauthor: Dean | Hefner | King, Phil | Paddie | Sanford | et al.
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Recognizing pornography as a public health hazard.

HJR 10 Author: Capriglione | Zerwas | Bonnen, Greg | Rose | Howard
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Beckley | Bell, Cecil | Buckley | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the Texas legacy fund and the Texas legacy distribution fund, dedicating the Texas legacy distribution fund to certain state infrastructure projects or the reduction of certain long-term obligations, and providing for the transfer of certain general revenues to the economic stabilization fund, the Texas legacy fund, and the state highway fund.

HJR 11 Author: González, Mary | Guillen | Sheffield | Murr | Walle
Coauthor: Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Keith | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas.

HJR 38 Author: Leach | Metcalf | Burrows | Cain
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual income tax.

HJR 39 Author: Cyrier | Price | Zerwas | Turner, Chris | Rose
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods.

HJR 82 Author: Craddick | Landgraf | Nevárez | Paddie | Guillen
Coauthor: Canales | Darby | Dean | Hunter | King, Ken | et al.
Sponsor: Flores
Last Action: 05/17/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of and use of money in the generate recurring oil wealth for Texas (GROW Texas) fund and allocating certain general revenues to that fund, the economic stabilization fund, and the state highway fund.

HR 96 Author: Hinojosa
Coauthor: Farrar | Frank | Goldman | Murphy | Perez | et al.
Last Action: 02/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2019 9:29AM
Caption: In memory of Bishop John E. McCarthy of Austin.

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